Meet The Owners

  • Andy Schafer

    Andy Schafer, co-owner of Advantage Carpentry & Remodeling, has been in the construction business for over 19 years. His interest began at a young age when he would help his father with cabinetry projects. His interest continued into his teenage years, when he chose to attend Milwaukee Tech High School to pursue carpentry and cabinetmaking. Prior to Advantage Carpentry & Remodeling, he held the positions of Lead Carpenter and Project Manager for several local remodeling companies. He has continued his education over the years and is currently a NARI Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler and NARI Certified Lead Carpenter. He prides himself on his strong project management skills, being detail oriented, and completing jobs in a timely manner. He emphasizes constant communication with the home owner.

    Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters, golfing, and building custom cabinets and furniture pieces for friends and family.

  • Greg Wade

    Greg Wade, co-owner of Advantage Carpentry & Remodeling, has been in the remodeling industry for the past 19 years. He began at a young age, working with his uncle’s construction business during the summer months. He discovered that he enjoyed taking something old and worn out and transforming it into something the customer could enjoy. He attended Milwaukee Tech High School and then went on to work at a local mill shop, specializing in the construction and installation of high end cabinets, mantels, staircases, and interior trim. Prior to Advantage Carpentry & Remodeling, he worked for another remodeling contractor, carrying out all aspects of kitchen & bathroom remodeling projects. In his spare time, he likes to golf, travel, cheer on the Brewers and Packers, and spend time with his wife, dog, and friends at a backyard barbeque (Wisconsin weather permitting).

What's The Advantage?

We understand that there are many remodeling firms in the Southeastern Wisconsin area, so why choose Advantage Carpentry & Remodeling for your next project?

At Advantage Carpentry & Remodeling, client satisfaction is of the utmost importance to us. As a family owned and operated design/build remodel firm, we pride ourselves on providing high quality craftsmanship along with competitive pricing. We strive to make the entire remodeling experience a pleasant one for our clients. From the initial meeting to the design phase through project completion, our detailed team provides the highest form of customer service, maintaining constant communication with our clients throughout the project. We utilize BuilderTrend, an online project management system, giving our clients 24/7 online access to their own custom project webpage.

Whether the job is installing crown molding, a major kitchen remodel, or a room addition, Advantage is the contractor for you! Allow us take you through the “Advantage Remodeling Experience!”


Our expertise in custom residential renovations includes full design services for:

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